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ROMSpeaks Group Experience
Madeleine Fritz Annual Lecture in Palaeontology
Dinosaur Fight Club
Join Palaeontologists Tom Holtz and Victoria Arbour as they discuss the co-evolution of tyrannosaurs and armoured dinosaurs such as Zuul in this lively debate-style presentation.
2019 Darwin Day Lecture
Our Chaning Oceans: The Past, Present & Future of Whales
Whales fill us with terror, awe, and affection–explore these magnificent creatures with Smithsonian researcher Nick Pyenson. Why did it take whales over 50 million years to evolve to such big sizes, and how do they eat enough to stay that big? How did their ancestors return from land to the sea–and what can their lives tell us about evolution as a whole? Importantly, in the sweepstakes of human-driven habitat and climate change, will whales survive?